New B2B survey

Here are the top 10 start-up professions over the last 3 months:

  1. Plumbers
  2. Builders
  3. Take Away Food Shops
  4. Computer Consultants
  5. Central Heating – Installation & Servicing
  6. Electricians
  7. Property Maintenance & Repairs
  8. Search Engines
  9. Hairdressers – Mobile
  10. Cleaning Services – Domestic


The most noticeable change is the Cafes & snack bars dropping down to the 20th place, and seasonally, central heating installers are on the up. As always, plumbing is still our top, but builders have seen a significant increase compared to 2014.

The top 5 areas are:

  1. Birmingham
  2. Northern Ireland
  3. Manchester
  4. South West London
  5. East London

The survey results were obtained by analysing the monthly numbers of new businesses which are identified by our New B2B service.